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Miriam Lieberman Trio: One of Australia’s most unique musical talents will launch her new album Full Circle this evening. With this record Lieberman and her trio have seamlessly fused the lifting harmonies of the kora, a 21 stringed West African Harp, with classical strings and a western folk-pop sensibility.
Thu, Oct 27, The Camelot Lounge
Lisa Richards: Lisa has had an unbelievable life. Battling through drug and alcohol abuse at an early age, she claims that it was music that picked her up from the gutter and saved her life. After moving from her home town of Townsville in her mid 20's, she spent 22 years living in the States, where she released five albums and toured relentlessly. After a recent tragic break up which left her husband in US prison and Lisa heart broken, she moved back to Australia and has recorded a breathtaking album with legendary producer/multi-instrumentalist Greg J Walker.
Fri, Oct 28, Venue 505
Leah Flanagan: With her brand new album Saudades in hand, Leah Flanagan is hitting the road once again to show off the full repertoire of emotions that we carry into our relationships and which she has captured in this release.
Sat, Oct 29, Marrickville Bowling Club
David Helfgott: This year marks the 20th anniversary of Shine, the film that catapulted Australian pianist David Helfgott and his incredible personal story to worldwide fame. This year to celebrate the film’s anniversary, David will be performing a number of recitals nationally, including at the Sydney Opera House concert hall this weekend.
Sat, Oct 29, Sydney Opera House
Taasha Coates: Best known for her work as part of the ARIA award-winning band The Audreys, Taasha Coates has recently made the big leap into solo performance. To commemorate the release of her solo album, Taasha Coates and her Melancholy Sweethearts, she will be performing in Sydney this Saturday.
Sat, Oct 29, Newtown Social Club
Psycroptic: Last Halloween the team at Frankie’s trekked to deep dark Tasmania to collaborate with the award-winning Moo Brew Brewery on their custom Big Sassy beer. To help deliver this single barrel of goodness to Sydney punters, they have enlisted the help of Psycroptic who will perform a free gig where costumes are very much encouraged.
Sun, Oct 30, Frankie’s Pizza
The Laurels: Celebrating the release of their new single 'Sonicology', the third off their forthcoming sophomore record, The Laurels will be performing a free show in Bondi midweek.
Wed, Nov 2, Sosueme
Mariachi El Bronx: ready the frozen Margaritas! Australia's lengthy love affair with LA’s finest punk-come-mariachi act, Mariachi El Bronx, continues this spring, and we're getting an exclusive headline show at The Manning Bar.
Wed, Nov 2, Manning Bar